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NCAA Tournament: West Regional Recap

Mar 20, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Texas A&M Aggies players celebrate the victory against the Northern Iowa Panthers after the game in the second round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The first weekend of the 2016 NCAA Tournament is officially over. The West Region consisted of stellar individual performances, epic comebacks and teams winning their first ever NCAA Tournament game. Oregon, the No. 1 seed in the West, easily took care of Holy Cross in the first round 91-52 and then won …

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Preview: Florida Takes on Ohio State in 1st Post-Season Matchup Since the Glory Days

Mar 11, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Florida Gators head coach Mike White questions a call against the Texas A&M Aggies during the SEC conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Texas A&M Aggies won 72-66. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The Gators have not squared off against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the post-season since Gainesville, FL was Titletown, U.S.A. Back then, Joakim Noah and Al Horford commanded a dominate front-court, while Corey Brewer, the 2007 NCAA Tournament’s MOP, led the squad’s offensive attack. This Sunday, the stakes are different. Instead …

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NCAAW Tourney Preview: Florida Meets Albany In First Round Play

Mar 4, 2016; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Florida Gators head coach Amanda Butler talks to her team during a timeout in the third quarter during the women's SEC basketball tournament at Jacksonville Memorial Veterans Arena. Kentucky won 92-69. Mandatory Credit: Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

Today when the clock strikes noon Florida will tip-off the first round of the NCAA Tournament against Albany. The Gator women’s basketball team is making a comeback to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2014. Since there’s a first time for everything, these two teams will meet on the hardwood for the …

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UF Women’s Hoops: Gator Seniors Looking to Make Their NCAA Tournament Experience Memorable

Gator Women's Basketball celebration - 2016 vs. Aggies

The Gator women’s basketball team earned a No. 5 seed in the NCAA tournament on Monday after having not been invited to the big dance since 2014. The Gators currently have five seniors on their roster, (guard Carlie Needles, guard January Miller, guard Cassie Peoples, guard Carla Batchelor, center Viktorija Dimaite) many …

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FGCU Attempting to Recreate 2013 Magic in NCAA Basketball Tournament

Mar 14, 2016; Dayton, OH, USA; Florida Gulf Coast Eagles head coach Joe Dooley looks on during a practice day before the First Four of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Dayton Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

As time expired on the night of March 22, 2013, one of the greatest upsets in recent NCAA Tournament history had occurred. A new Cinderella team was born, and everyone became aware that the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles came to play. The No. 15 seed Eagles defeated the No. 2 seed Georgetown Hoyas 78-68 …

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